Slow loading pages is one of the most significant factors of high cart abandonment rates on an ecommerce website. According to recent researches, 40% of shoppers would leave an online store without making a purchase if a web page loads longer than 3 seconds. Besides, page loading time is an essential aspect for higher rankings of website pages in the Google search results. Also, you should keep in mind that lately m-commerce is rapidly developing, so more customers are coming to your store from their mobile devices. That’s why it is also crucial to provide smartphone and tablet users with a flawless shopping experience and agile browsing through your webstore pages.
In 2015, Google introduced its new initiative called Accelerated Mobile Pages that was developed with the aim to improve user experience on the mobile version of websites and increase engagement. To streamline the integration process of the Google AMP functionality on your Magento 2 site, we recommend you to install one of the reliable third-party extensions, like Magento 2 AMP by Amasty. Below, we explore the Google AMP technology in more detail and shed light on the core features of the Amasty AMP pages module.
Leveraging social media platforms for promoting goods and services is one of the most efficient ways for engaging customers and increasing sales. If you are thinking of expanding your online business presence to other marketplaces, Instagram could be one of the best choices. Lately, Instagram has gained exceptional popularity among social media followers and reached more than 100 million users from around the world.
Today, we describe a tool that allows online merchants to easily integrate their Magento 2 stores with Instagram – MageDelight Instagram Connect for Magento 2. The extension enables store owners to create an eye-catching gallery with Instagram photos and place it on any web page. By making your online store more visually appealing, you will attract the attention of newcomers, retain existing clients, and gain more followers on Instagram. Below, we look closer at the features offered by the Magento 2 Instagram gallery module, explain how to configure it from the admin panel, and show its appearance on the frontend.
In this post, we are describing a Magento 2 shop by brand extension offered by Amasty. With the tool, you can efficiently provide all store visitors with the ability to browse your online storefront searching for products by favorite brands. So, which features does the Magento 2 shop by brand module offers? You will find the answer below. Continue Reading
While waiting for the Magento 2 release, we hoped that the new platform version would contain a reliable blog by default, but it didn’t happen. Luckily, extension providers were ready to close the gap between our desires and what we actually got. Due to such extensions as Amasty Blog Pro, Magento 2 blogs became available and now can be easily added to any ecommerce storefront. Below, we shed light on how this exact Magento 2 blog works.
Possibility to pick up an order from a physical store is a significant enhancement to the customer shopping experience. If store pickup is included in available shipping methods, online shoppers have a wider selection of delivery options so that they can opt for the most suitable one. Besides, in-store pickup allows customers to decrease time on waiting for their orders and cut expenses on shipping.
In this post, we describe a tool that allows merchants to add the store pickup shipping method to the checkout and provide customers with the possibility to choose the most convenient location and time for taking their orders. Meet Amasty Store Pickup with Locator for Magento 2 – a complex solution that not only allows collecting orders from brick-and-mortar stores but also adds offline store locations to the Google map. Below, we look closer at the core features of the Magento 2 in-store pickup module and explore its backend and frontend interface.
Unfortunately, default Magento 2 promotions have limited functionality. Therefore, such tools as Amasty Free Gift for Magento 2 and 1 (M1 Auto Add Promo Items) are popular among merchants. Using this solution, you will be able to bring a diversity of promotions to visitors and give them lots of reasons to become returning buyers. The Magento 2 free gift product extension makes customers more loyal since every purchase on your website can be associated with something positive and friendly – a free gift. At the same time, you get a perfect opportunity to clear your stocks from unpopular items. Below, we describe the Magento 2 gift module by Amasty in more detail. Continue Reading
If you are just starting your ecommerce business or looking into extending sales channels, dropshipping can be your solution. In case of a new business start, dropshipping allows merchants to significantly cut costs on maintaining warehouses and logistics and save time on inventory management. Besides, the concept helps to optimize shipping processes and build a suppliers base. However, if you are running your online business on the Magento 2 platform, you will need a reliable third-party module to efficiently manage inventory, order fulfillment, and other aspects related to shipping from remote warehouses.
Today, we are presenting a brand new tool that enables ecommerce store owners to set up a multi-channel business and efficiently manage several warehouses – Amasty Dropshipping for Magento 2. The extension provides a comprehensive toolset for starting a successful dropshipping business with minimum cost and effort. Below, we look closer at the dropshipping possibilities, as well as the features of the Magento 2 dropshipping extension by Amasty. Continue Reading
If you want to show a personal approach to customers and build stronger relationships with your clients, it is important to stay in touch with them via multiple communication means. One of the most effective ways to inform online shoppers about various events is to send SMS messages directly to their phones. By integrating your ecommerce site with SMS service providers, you can instantly notify your clients about changes in their order status and other important updates. Today, we describe a robust solution that allows sending real-time SMS alerts to customers’ phone numbers – the SMS Notification extension by MageDelight. Below, we look closer at the functionality and configuration of the SMS alerts Magento 2 module.
Website performance is one of the critical factors for the successful running of an ecommerce business. Slow website pages create a negative impression of an online shop, which results in the loss of customer trust and an increased number of abandoned carts. Besides, store performance has a direct relation with the ranking in the Google search results.
Today, we present you a solution that enables ecommerce store owners to apply required techniques for optimizing their websites – Mirasvit Google PageSpeed Optimizer for Magento 2. The extension offers a range of tools that allow reducing the size of various files on a web page. By applying the Magento 2 module’s functions, merchants can quickly improve their pages load speed score in line with the Google recommendations.
Below, we describe the core features of the Mirasvit Google page speed optimization module in more detail and look closer at its backend configuration. Continue Reading